Looking for the perfect afternoon getaway, an incredible date night, or girls’ night out? Look no further than Theatre at the Center, Northwest Indiana’s only professional theatre. That magical moment when the lights go up on a live performance with Equity actors and top-tier directors and designers, special events featuring renowned entertainers—all that and more are at Theatre at the Center. “We’re bringing professional Chicago theater to everyone’s back yard,” exults Theatre at the Center’s marketing director Patty Bird.
Make sure you catch the Tony Award-winning musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE running through August 18. In this tale, six young people in the throes of puberty learn that winning isn’t everything, and losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. This hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicles the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The performances continue September 12—October 20 for GODSPELL, one of Broadway’s biggest successes of all time, joyously animates the parables of Jesus Christ. Its powerful message of kindness, tolerance and love is told using such theatrical traditions as clowning, pantomime and acrobatics.
Theatre at the Center offers exceptionally entertaining special events that make for truly memorable experiences. Join us August 23—August 24 for MARC SALEM—MIND OVER MUNSTER. Mentalist Marc Salem brings his interactive show leaving you amazed, amused, and with one question: how did he do that? Using psychological techniques, a sharp eye for human nature, a quick wit, and more than 20 years of close study, Salem creates a mystifying, hilarious show that explores the depths and capabilities of the human mind. Back by popular demand is Harbor Lights, playing October 26—October 27. Audiences of all ages are up for this fun, uplifting harmonic vocal style transporting you on a wonderful musical journey sure to bring a smile to your face and a song to your heart.
No need to travel to the city for high quality live professional theatre. Theatre at the Center offers top-tier performances by the nation’s best performers right here in Northwest Indiana, has free parking, comfortably seats just over 400 patrons—and at only 7 rows deep—there isn’t a bad seat in the house! With a commitment to our communities, and a commitment to the arts, Theatre at the Center is Northwest Indiana’s cultural treasure!